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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues

12/07/2018

Downgrade Threat Spooks CLO Professionals

Buyers and issuers of collateralized loan obligations are expressing increasing nervousness about the possibility of downgrades within the deals’...

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11/30/2018

Hunt Staffers Turn Down Positions at Brean

A large number of Hunt Financial Securities’ employees won’t move to Brean Capital.

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11/16/2018

Freddie Alum Targets Distressed Mortgages

A mortgage-market veteran who most recently oversaw Freddie Mac’s holdings of distressed home loans and pre-credit-crisis mortgage bonds has opened...

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11/09/2018

Angel Oak Seeks Capital for MBS Vehicle

Angel Oak Capital is marketing a fund that would buy slices of its own mortgage securitizations — a sure sign the lender plans to ramp up...

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11/02/2018

Structured-Product Hedge Funds On a Roll

Hedge funds that invest in structured products were largely profitable amid the financial market’s October carnage, which punished equity funds and...

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10/26/2018

Redwood Gearing Up for PACE Initiative

Redwood Trust is exploring the possibility of writing and securitizing Property Assessed Clean Energy loans.

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10/19/2018

Bill Sparks Talk of Airport-Receivable Bonds

Securitization could help finance the privatization of airports across the U.S.

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10/12/2018

CLO Refis Swing Back Toward Short Terms

Collateralized loan obligation issuers are suddenly favoring short-term refinancings.

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10/05/2018

BofA Sale Points to Shift in MBS Sentiment

The sale of a mortgage-bond portfolio by Bank of America could point to an increased willingness by large banks to issue new deals in the sector.

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09/28/2018

Goldman Readying Jumbo-Mortgage Deals

Goldman Sachs is back in the picture as an issuer of jumbo-mortgage bonds, with a new whole-loan trader on board.

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09/21/2018

Europe Funds Blocked From US Investments

Preparations are under way for a rule change that would curtail the abilities of mutual fund-like vehicles in Europe to invest in securitizations from the...

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09/14/2018

Fund Operators Chase Online Loan Portfolios

Several large investment firms are setting up funds that would purchase personal loans, student loans and small-business loans from online originators...

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